On Tuesday, ghosts and goblins will roam downtown Marion for the annual fall festival and trick-or-treating.
The day before Halloween, the Historic Marion Tailgate Market will celebrate the Fall Festival with downtown merchants and the Tailgate Market vendors. The event is scheduled to start around 3 p.m. and last into the evening.
The trick or treating will extend from the City Hall on North Main and the Logan Street area all the way down to TS Orthodontist on South Main. Throughout the downtown, businesses will be ready to welcome trick-or-treaters.
Children up through the sixth grade are invited to wear their costumes for trick-or-treating on Main Street with businesses from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., with activities on South Main Street and at the Tailgate Market on West Henderson Street to round out a fun afternoon, according to a news release from the Marion Business Association.
Visit and shop with the Market vendors. Growers will have fall crops and hand-made items for sale. Come join the fun for fall in downtown Marion, according to the news release.
In addition, the Tailgate Market will continue at the Marion Depot, 58 Depot St., 3 to 5:30 p.m., each Tuesday, Nov. 6 through Dec. 11. The market will have great shopping for Christmas gifts, home and yard decor and fall produce, according to the MBA.
Trunk or Treat Monday
The day before, all of McDowell’s goblins, ghouls, witches and warlocks are invited to a community Trunk or Treat at McDowell High School.
Loads of candy, games and prizes await trick or treaters of all ages from 5 to7 p.m. on Monday in the student lot. The Halloween event features dozens of vendors giving families a safe and free trick-or-treating option.
McDowell High School Student Council sponsors the event now in its third year.
For more information, call 668-7920.